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Legendary Pictures

Overview
Works: 85 works in 719 publications in 4 languages and 69,169 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Sports films  War films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Legendary Pictures
The hangover by Todd Phillips( Visual )

54 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and French and held by 4,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

44 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his parents were killed, millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne relocates to Asia when he is mentored by Henri Ducard and Ra's Al Ghul in how to fight evil. When learning about the plan to wipe out evil in Gotham City by Ducard, Bruce prevents this plan from getting any further and heads back to his home. Back in his original surroundings, Bruce adopts the image of a bat to strike fear into the criminals and the corrupt as the icon known as 'Batman'. But it doesn't stay quiet for long
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars
Unbroken( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his tarnished reputation after taking the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman intervenes to assist Gotham in its struggle against the villain Bane
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

16 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two years following the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now includes a completely functioning dinosaur theme park, as once envisioned by John Hammond. After ten years of operation and decline in visitors, a unique attraction is designed to ignite visitor's interest, which fails horribly
Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combat them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. Controlled simultaneously by two pilots, even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the Kaiju. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to a washed-up former pilot and an untested trainee in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger. These unlikely heroes are the last hope against a mounting apocalypse."
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

32 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind"--Container
We are Marshall by Corey Helms( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington citizens. They find hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall's football program. Less than a year after the crash, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports
Godzilla by Ishirō Honda( Visual )

28 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From visionary new director Gareth Edwards comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

21 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus an unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny." -- Back of container
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
Jack the giant slayer( Visual )

21 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Centuries after a fearsome race of giants was defeated in battle and banished to a sky kingdom, a young farmhand named Jack ... unwittingly causes an enormous beanstalk to take root. In the process, his beloved Princess Isabelle is carried miles into the clouds, straight into the clutches of the bloodthirsty giants. Now, with the help of the king's military commander ... this unlikely hero gets a chance to become a legend"--Container
Straight outta Compton( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking viewers back to where it all began, the film tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A
42 by Chadwick Boseman( Visual )

22 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey
 
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